As RNAi Efforts Advance, Merck Aims to Move siRNA Drug into the Clinic in 'One to Two Years' | GenomeWeb

By Doug Macron

While Merck has maintained a low profile regarding its RNAi activities since shelling out $1.1 billion to buy Sirna Therapeutics in early 2007, it continues to work in earnest on the gene-silencing technology and could begin testing an siRNA-based drug in humans as early as 2013, a company official said this week.

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